The type of physical stress that construction workers are exposed to on a consistent basis makes them vulnerable to chronic conditions like back pain.
Back pain is the most common condition our Atlanta Chiropractors treat and a significant portion of our patients comprise of manual laborers or construction crews. According to the U.S. Burea of Labor Statistics, back pain the primary cause of missed work, causing hundreds of millions of dollars to be spent in healthcare costs.
Construction Workers and Back Pain
Back injuries are often caused by overuse, carrying heavy objects without proper equipment, and physical trauma. Because many construction sites require its employees to perform heavy labor and are susceptible to accidents due to the environmental conditions, construction workers are more prone to experiencing back pain than other occupations.
Our Atlanta Chiropractors specialize in treating musculoskeletal injuries and chronic conditions like back pain. We offer a variety of useful treatment solutions that are natural, painless, and do not contain any adverse side effects. Our typical approach to treating chronic back pain and back injuries consists:
- A complete examination to determine the location, depth, and general properties of your pain
- A series of Chiropractic Adjustments or spinal manipulation
- Light exercises and stretches you can perform at home to compliment your office treatment sessions
- Deep tissue massage if necessary
Chronic Back Pain For Construction Workers
Construction workers are constantly exposed to environmental conditions and position requirements that put them at a higher risk for experiencing chronic back pain. Lifting heavy objects for hours, remaining in one position for n extended period, and whole body vibration place a significant amount of stress on your body’s foundation, including your spine.
Environmental considerations like surface conditions and obstacles increase the chances of experiencing an accident or pulling one of your back muscles. Because of these variables, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that construction workers experience more back injuries than any other profession in the United States.
Atlanta Chiropractic Treatment for Construction Workers
Common Chiropractic solutions for construction workers who suffer from chronic back pain consist of a combination of manual therapies and stabilization exercises.
Trigger-point therapy helps improve mobility and blood flow, which is useful for reducing inflammation. Chiropractic Adjustments or spinal manipulation helps realign particular bones or muscles that have moved out of their natural position because of trauma or ongoing stress. By repositioning your vertebrae or back muscles into their original locations, our Atlanta Chiropractors can stimulate your body’s ability to heal itself.
Determining the most appropriate back pain treatment for your needs will require a complete examination.
AICA Atlanta Helps Construction Workers Experience Chronic Back Pain Relief
AICA Atlanta is the community’s most experienced Chiropractic clinic and has helped thousands of construction workers over the past 20 years.
Our approach to treating chronic back pain and back injuries allows us to help construction workers experience immediate pain relief, while also protecting them from relapses and reinjuries later on. If you have never visited a Chiropractor before, call us today to schedule a free consultation.
Just dial (404) 889-8828.